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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Foreign Policy Issues / Afghanistan (Part II) #1030837

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A look at the Afghanistan war issue in the "what keeps you up at night" foreign policy issues in the 2012 presidential election campaign introduced. [Former CIA officer Bob BAER - explains what keeps him up at night about Afghanistan: that we will leave the country in a vacuum and the Pakistanis will try to control the country while the Iranians worry about the Taliban moving into Iran while Afghanistan has no natural leaders.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's John King, Dan Lothian and Jim Acosta about Afghanistan. [At the electronic map, KING - talks about the US troop presence and combat deaths in Afghanistan; shows poll numbers about how the American people are tired of Afghanistan.] [LOTHIAN - explains what President Obama says about the war in Afghanistan and winding it down.] [ACOSTA - comments on what the Mitt Romney campaign has said about Afghanistan that is not that different.]

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